Saturday , 20 October 2018

October 3, 2018 E-News

Green Lake County town to shut off public water system for good:  When Dolores Feuerhammer moved into her home in the small unincorporated town of Dalton, she did not expect she’d have her water service cut off just three years later.  https://www.channel3000.com/news/green-lake-county-town-to-shut-off-public-water-system-for-good/799070469

La Crosse water utility customers could see 21 percent rate increase:  The city of La Crosse water utility and Wisconsin Public Service Commission are considering an increase of about 21 percent in the water utility rates to go into effect in 2019.  https://lacrossetribune.com/news/local/la-crosse-water-utility-customers-could-see-percent-rate-increase/article_f0dc2de6-5bb3-57ef-8f32-c972cc940072.html

One of the last traces of the town of Pewaukee vanishes with the demolition of the old water tower:  Pewaukee’s “Old Rusty” water tower will no longer be seen in the sky, as the city removes one of the last remembrances of the town of Pewaukee.  https://www.jsonline.com/story/communities/lake-country/2018/10/01/old-rusty-water-tower-pewaukee-dismantled/1489113002/

Dane County officials propose sweeping budget for flood prevention, preparedness:  In response to the devastating flooding following historic rainfall last month, Dane County officials Tuesday proposed a wide-ranging, $18 million initiative to address flooding prevention and preparedness.  https://madison.com/ct/news/local/govt-and-politics/dane-county-officials-propose-sweeping-budget-for-flood-prevention-preparedness/article_4e148861-9a8d-5983-b18c-60a4a0000e95.html

Wisconsin Rural Water has an opening for a Board Director in District 4 in Northwestern Wisconsin.  If you wish to make a big difference in a nationally known Water and Wastewater Association that provides top notch Technical Assistance to Municipal and private systems please contact Chris Groh-Executive Director at (715) 340-2055 and we can discuss how your Board Directorship can affect our association.  We Look forward to having these discussions and strive to help you make a decision on helping us help others.

By the way, we are now offering Energy Audits for Municipal systems.  Let us help you reduce your energy bills.  Call Chris at (715) 340-2055 to schedule some time for a look at your water or wastewater system.

Quote “You can milk a cow the wrong way once and still be a farmer, but vote the wrong way on a water tower and you can be in trouble”-John Fitzgerald Kennedy

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